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MikeO on Episode 671: All the Chairs are Very Heavy

“Yes capital holders will try to drive down wages, and capital workers will become more exploited unless a class… more

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John C Member on Episode 671: All the Chairs are Very Heavy

I wonder how much of the rejection of expertise has to do with a lack of relationship to experts. From my own… more

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John C Member on Episode 670: I Put My Thing Down, Flip It, and Reverse It

A possibly interesting point about naming a character Protagonist: Not only does it seem pretentious, it’s been… more

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John C Member on Episode 669: John Walker, Black Label

The “cultural inertia” is always a problem in serial fiction, and the state of the art has always mostly been exactly… more

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Mark Lee OTI Staff on Episode 669: John Walker, Black Label

A few thoughts:

Sam’s speechifying at the end was so bad that I kept asking myself, “is this really happening?”… more

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ScholarSarah on Episode 669: John Walker, Black Label

I don’t think it’s fair to compare the Flag Smashers to the organization that destroyed the Twin Towers. The… more

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Joseph Member on Episode 669: John Walker, Black Label

It would have been easy to begin the show with Sam having already taken up the mantle of Captain America, but then… more

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John C Member on Episode 669: John Walker, Black Label

I found this show surprisingly frustrating (though watchable and entertaining) in how little it seemed to know… more

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John C Member on Episode 668: Quod Erat Deliciousum

In terms of actors making each other more attractive, I feel like some of the holiday movies posted about before… more

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John C Member on Episode 667: Is George Clooney Really Batman?

Is there a standard reference for those melodramatic poses? If there’s one in the public domain to track down,… more

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Junji Ito’s Eyes

There’s something about the eyes in a Junji Ito drawing that creates a subtle atmosphere of horror even when nothing horrific is happening.